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Phenytoin and food

Premium Questions

Dr. Erion Spaho MD

My wife is suffering from Dialantin poisoning and can understand things told to her but has trouble forming the right words to talk. She is frustrated and anxious. She is in a rehab facility. Will she improve where she can... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Haleema MD

right now i m on phenytoin sod ext 100 mg 6 aday. i was told by a specialist that i should be taking dilantin but i can t find dilantin i always get the phenytoin. how do i get the dilantin and what ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Haleema ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I am taking Cholestyramine 4Gm twice daily. I also take Phenytoin 200 mg twice daily. Are there any detrimental effects on the potency on the Phenytoin ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

175mg of clozapine , 100mg of phenytoin sodium (controls seizures) Bedtime 225mg of clozapine, 100mg of phenytoin sodium, 1250mg of divalproex sodium (controls seizures, mania), 2 mg lorazepam (sedative ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

high ck serum level during acute phenytoin poisoning . what ck tests should be performed and why? can phenytoin poisoning cause or exacerbate leukodystrophy? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

hi,thank you for answering my Q. I have a 34 years old male patient . he has used triple drugs for seizure control ,phenytoin 200 mg+topamax400mg+depakin 1000mghe has got urinary tract stones and has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

yes i am currently taking phenytoin to control my seizures due to having tramatic brain injury i am taking 500 mg a day but i have not been taking the prescribed dose because the doctor has not got back ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

hours (first ever) ending in hospital where he has been given phenytoin. Last night he started vomiting coffee ground fluid. I wonder if the phenytoin plus the 125mg of pregabalin he takes for post stroke... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

I ve been taking 100mg of phenytoin 1 cap every 8 hours for several years, however I recently had my script refill with 300mg phenytoin taking 1 cap every 8 hours. Since taking the higher dose I ve ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Aasiya MD

I have just founf out my daughter is taking phenytoin necause she said she has seizures she had one about 6 years ago driving under the influence of meth. My daughter will tell a doc anything to get ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aasiya ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Rovena Murati MD

Hello! Dilantin is a brand name of the drug phenytoin used to treat seizures. It is not a narcotic. Take care

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

If not controlled with keppra and phenytoin, ask your doctor to change the drug. If seizure occur with fever, just controlling fever will treat seizure. Also go for MRI brain.

Dr. Arun A MD

Hello Larry, I would need to know what age your son is. See Sometimes in younger kids seizures are due to Ionic imbalances and sometimes due to fever. There are further more conditions but we would try to rule out the...